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spain's parliament checks the government's draft budget paving the way for a possible early election. i'm richelle carey this is al jazeera live from doha also coming up the position party that one of the prints has to run for prime minister faces being banned from next month's long delayed general election. and its opposition sets a date for u.s.
and other international aid to enter the country but president maduro says it's not going to have. a war in iraq where the battle to save its cultural heritage and treasures after years of war. in spain may be headed to the polls earlier than expected after members of parliament rejected the minority government's budget plan socialist prime minister pedro sanchez was hoping for support from two catalan separatist parties but they ended up joining other parties to block the draft budget and his cattle on hardy's had said they were willing to back the deal with madrid was open to talks about self-determination for catalonia so this defeat means that sanchez may be forced to call a general election joins us live from parliament in madrid so what happens now david that he lost the vote. good question there
but it was very emphatic defeat on the budget for pedro sanchez the socialist prime minister out of three hundred fifty m.p.'s in the parliament one hundred ninety one voted against the budget so any normal person in these circumstances would of course realise that he has lost control of the parliament no longer has the majority to govern but at the moment i've been talking to one of his ministers and cabinet ministers and she's the labor minister. and she said to me that essentially they were going to continue that we're going to hold a special cabinet meeting they'll hold a cabinet meeting as usual on friday and that's when they'll come to a decision whether to go forward to continue ignoring this vote or whether they're going to call the election but she did tell me that a century she thought it was up to the president and the constitution to decide
whether they should continue or not so if in the next election regardless of when it is who is likely to to benefit and the new election and who's who might be the losers. well it's pretty clear that the there's a new voice in politics in spain at the moment and you can put it down to one party this is the vox party now they actually managed to get twelve seats in the region assembly in and lithia in the south which is of course the most populous part of spain and this was a radical change it ended thirty six years of rule by the socialists which was maad by many cases of corruption but the the conversation he's having with his political office it's here is very radical indeed it's extreme right he wanted to expel more
than fifty thousand what he called illegal immigrants he's very worried about what he says a medicine feminists and he wants to protect men from. isolated position in in violent cases at home so these very radical right wing some would say very extreme. political views and they are gaining traction are gaining ground he is staring the political dialogue here the parties are moving from the center right towards the extreme right so the great fear is that he will manage not only just to have seats in the region assembly but actually get m.p.'s in to the parliament here in madrid and this would be looked on with great fear by brussels no doubt because yet again we're seeing then a phobic and anti feminist party essentially gaining ground the populous votes which were seen across europe at the moment and the first person actually to
congratulate the leader of all this was marine le pen and we know where her politics lie in france right david chaytor life resonator david thank you. supreme court judges in thailand are expected to rule within the next twenty four hours on banning a political party linked to the deposed prime minister taksin shinawatra and the party nominated the king's sister as candidate for prime minister of the world family has stopped her bid for power and next month's general election when he has more from bangkok. two weeks ago the tire rocks a chart party entered the political spotlight as they launched their election campaign the leaders talked about the need for thailand to innovate. but the candidate chosen to stand as prime minister proved to be an innovation to follow in a country where the monarchy is regarded as above politics. princess was ruled
ineligible after the palace sidhu nomination was in violation of royal tradition and culture and highly inappropriate after a complaint from an independent constitution monitoring organization the election commission has recommended that the court dissolve the party if the court agrees it would be the dissolution of a political party backed by former prime minister taksin shinawatra who lives in exile after his overthrow in the two thousand and six military coup. talks in china what has spent his political career fighting the establishment and on friday ties thought he had staged a major coup himself by having a member of the royal family fronting the campaign for one of his parties but it appears to have been a major miscalculation dissolution would also mean the members of the party's executive committee would be banned from politics for a minimum of ten years. last week the party's advisor and a long time tax an ally told al-jazeera about his concerns that the campaign and
next month's election won't be free and fair it is designed in the first layers so that he. will be able to extend its power. thailand's. military leaders have formed the government since the latest coup in two thousand and fourteen removed texan's main party per thai its still able to take part in next month's vote. the decision by the election commission to ban the thai rocks a chant party came the day after a t.v. station owned by the chena watts was ordered off the air for fifteen days the government's national broadcasting body said voice t.v. was showing provocative content that caused confusion and social division and the fact that the punishment dealt out at this time. right about when we were heading towards a potential return to democracy. it's highly in the pool for it. there are
a few guarantees in thai politics but it's likely there will be more volatility before the election due on march the twenty fourth wayne hay al jazeera bangkok a journalist in the philippines who was named as one of time magazine's persons of the year has been arrested for libel where isis the c.e.o. of the news website rappler she has repeatedly clashed with president robbery go to terror tape publishing news reports critical of his anti-drug crackdown press freedom advocates say her arrest is an act of persecution. but its way along opposition leader one has demanded the armed forces allow the delivery of aid sent by the united states within the next ten days. who has the backing of the military says threats of invasion must stop both pro and anti-government protesters have held mass marches in the capital traceable reports from caracas thank god he wants to keep up with the pressure on the government and. that's why venezuela's self declared interim president called his followers to take to the streets once again.
we announce that february twenty third is the day for humanitarian aid into venezuela we stand by all sectors delivery drivers nurses medics to get ourselves organized. all the way from her son was killed during the protests two years ago and all these i am demanding justice i am demanding freedom i am honoring all the children that have died i'm here for everything that is happening in this country people are dying of hunger and a lack of medicines. food and medical supplies mostly coming from the u.s. have arrived at the border between venezuela and colombia why though says more is on its way there are thousands and thousands of people in this part of the city that it's difficult to move the specific demand in this demonstration is that they want to force the government to allow aid into the country the other demand is that they would like for free and fair elections to take place in venezuela because they
believe that last year's election process was filled with irregularities before the whites the center of the capital government supporters were also on the streets to voice their opposition to any type of foreign intervention for the last four months . has been part of the government's militia he says he's ready to defend his country from foreign aggression. i cannot trust in humanitarian aid that has not been requested in venezuela we didn't have an earthquake or a war that justifies them forcing aid into the country we want to solve our problems if they want to help us they should give us back the money they are withholding that's in the banks in europe in the u.s. . but support for the president does not appear to be as high as it once was the economic crisis has left millions of people struggling to buy basics and a medicines and that's why many in traditional. have joined the protests on one of the he the look we have protesting for the old people because their name
addison's because we want a free country freedom to do and what we will and the opposition is calling on the military to rise against people. and now the following donated supplies in those are not to syria even the. military and civilian employees that of the border will aggressively allow the humanitarian aid without drama without confrontation and fulfill that meant to have you need to allow the aid in to save the lives of. either the problems of the solution and life. but the military leadership remains know by the widow and they played a role in his administration. the opposition says they will continue pushing to break that relationship. status that will back us a source of mention his own rally in the capital here's what he had to say oh. let the drums of war stop but the threats of military invasion recede and burns
will say in a single chorus with one voice we want peace we want happiness long live the national union live peace to victory always thank you god bless you may god bless our beloved. us on caracas university students held a twelve hour vigil to commemorate anti-government protesters the vigil began with a march through the capitol on tuesday night relatives of the killed or missing also took part. at least five people have died in anti-government protests in haiti which has been running for almost a week there's anger over rising costs economic stagnation and corruption or manly has war. the man shot dead by police his body lying near the presidential palace as angry crowds gather in protest. hundreds have arrived from haiti slums to the camp to a porch of ponds with a message for president jovan i'm one step down.
i'm a little bit out of it everyone in haiti is asking for joe biden to leave but he refuses we ask ourselves does he want to die in power or does he want people to put the country down. on the course i mean the situation because a president juvenal was a come go to school he's a thief and he must go if not will burn down the whole country where in the streets until he leaves. for haiti suffering from a failing economy and skyrocketing inflation president morsi is being accused of systematic corruption and official order to report in january implicates him in the embezzlement of funds it also accused former ministers of the possible misuse of development money loaned by venezuela. government makes the budget just for them this is not how you provide change the government took their money and spent it on themselves on people who don't deserve it.
during his election campaign noise a promise food on every plate and money in every pocket. we went to elections a part of the population voted i am president i am ready to speak to all my brothers and sisters over the difficulties the country is facing to my brothers and sisters in the opposition the doors open so as to reach a solution. since moises inauguration two years ago inflation has risen to fifteen percent. bakeries of closed people can't get a loaf of bread. many people are calling the protests food riots saying they can no longer live without the basics the us has recalled all non-emergency pass now and the un brazil and western nations according on the cover. to engage in talks so far the president has remained silent but the protesters say they will not stop until
they get home to. more about al-jazeera still ahead on al-jazeera are the u.s. is facing a struggle to unite the world against iran i mean you're paying commission at saudi arabia to a dirty money blacklist. and we're seeing a fair amount of drift its way across the southeastern parts of china at the moment there it is almost satellite picture just gently working its way towards the east it might be thick enough in a few spots to give us the old outbreak of rain but i think really it's going to be friday where we see the cloud thyca and we see some heavy downpours this is just pushing its way little bit further south so quite a bit of heavy rain for some of us here and then that will stretch up towards the east as well even further towards the west and for some of us across india we've
had a fair amount of snow recently as this system has been making its way across and that's given some of us some snow and some rain as well where it's not quite cold enough to snow and that system is just edging its way eastwards as we head through into friday as well with still lingering so some of the thing yet more wintery weather then there's a bit of a break if you had for the south it's largely fine enjoys a bangle every day getting to around thirty degrees in the sunshine but for sure lanka yet more cloud yet more showers here and some of the showers over sri lanka over the past day or so have been pretty heavy for the arabian peninsula here well it's quite cold in doha or the moment twenty three degrees is our maximum temperature there's another weather system making its way towards a safe still of risk of seeing a few more showers over the next few days. explores prominent figures of the twentieth century and how one influenced the course of
history beginning with the giants of the struggle for civil rights. groups the most over a very. first look at me and continue the new growth. to me but. i'm more to you if you came face to face. watching out to see the top stories for you right now. the polls earlier than expected. to the government's budget plan ministers are hoping for support from to
paddle on separatist party they ended up joining other parties to block the plan supreme court thailand are expected to rule within the next twenty four hours on banning a political party to depose prime minister talks instead of what the party nominated the king sr as its candidate in next month's general election but the world family stopped for power. and position later has ordered the armed forces to allow the delivery of. states within the next ten days. continues to have the backing of the military says. stop. some countries are snubbing a u.s. sponsored meeting about iran's role in the middle east but poland which is hosting the talks says iran will not be the only item on the agenda and said delegates also discuss eisel and the war in syria are reports from. american hopes of uniting the world against iran won't be an easy task for the u.s.
secretary of state mike pompei o. crucially important countries are either pulling out or sending low level delegations to the warsaw summit aimed at curbing iran's growing influence in the middle east will have sixty countries over thirty foreign ministers there from every continent save for antartica this is a global coalition that is going to deliver on the important mission as reducing the rest that disseminated from the middle east before. the iranian leaders who are not invited are denouncing the summit as a u.s. and iran circus i the trump administration reimposed sanctions last year after pulling out of a two thousand and fifteen nuclear deal between iran and world bar was the e.u. though decided to stay responding to international concerns about the conference
and its motives polish government ministers say it will cover syria i still yemen terrorism trade and security of. the e.u. alone does not in my opinion kiri sufficient for political weight to try to really influence the situation in the middle east only working together with the united states and broadly speaking to the community of democratic countries can we have a positive influence and achieve peace is turbulence ation of the situation in the middle east. seventy countries are invited many are worried about a u.s. backlash if they snubbed the summit. dot the gathering would never be able to achieve its goals if you don't have russia you have the indication by europe that they're not going to send high level people that they made in lower level people i think that's a lie and a signal of concern but also the limitations of what can actually be inching so not
only regarding issues that are wrong but what can be achieved with something other goals that the u.s. has set for it but the u.s. has staunch supporters in the middle east such as saudi arabia the u.a.e. and bahrain which have repeatedly called for a tougher stance against what they say is iran's destabilizing role in the region. joins us now from warsaw so what's been happening there today hashem. well michel we're expecting world leaders and delegations to arrive later in the day here in the old city for an official ceremony and then they will start the talks and this despite all the statements from the u.s. diplomats and from the polish government this is not iran focused the event has become divisive and controversial this explains why many world leaders have decided to stay away from this so-called conference for the promotion of peace and
stability in the middle east earlier today members of the national council of the revolution of iran which is an umbrella organization of iranian opposition held a rally one of the attendees was the foreman of new york julie rudy giuliani has said very sabella time for a regime change in iran and this explains why we've been hearing some harsh words from the iranian government and from top military commanders into iran saying this is a worthless desperate tan's by the west and the united states of america in particular to undermine the revolution that has celebrated a few days ago or commemorate its fortieth anniversary the best listen to what the iranian foreign minister zarif had to say about this conference. it's another attempt by the united states to push through an obsession we did on that is not
well founded and i think the fact that. they're not even aiming to produce any agreed text rather than just tempting to make a statement by going to jail so this is what are we expecting to happen in the today and particularly in tomorrow the americans are saying this is going to be more of a brainstorming session with delegations debating issues like war in yemen war in syria ways to defeat isis curbing iran's regional ambitions in particular its ballistic missile and nuclear ambitions tomorrow we're expecting the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu to deliver a speech and talk about the peace process in the middle east and that's another divisive issue because we're expecting the sudden loss of president donald trump. to brief word leaders about his peace plan for the middle east something that has caused consideration among the palestinian authority which has decided not to turn around and asking a muslim delegation is just
a way because they're concerned the peace plan is about denying the palestinians to establish their own independent state with eastern jerusalem as their capital and they go on seeing the right of the refugees to attend from an american perspective though and from government's perspective if you have. their tenure there could be a great opportunity to bring all the most powerful countries to find ways to solve the problems of a region beset by violence instability geology and and civil wars van again you have the e.u. . top leaders not attending the russians are not attending and many people are sending a low level delegation what started as a promise by the americans to further isolate iran could end up being an embarrassment for the american diplomacy harbor life for us in warsaw thank you josh. european commission has added seven more countries including saudi arabia to
a blacklist of governments that fail to fight money laundering regulators have also added panama to the list of twenty three countries which currently includes iran syria and north korea the revised list still has to be approved by the european parliament britain and france are opposed to saudi arabia's inclusion while spain wants panama off the list the countries face closer scrutiny of their institutions and transactions when dealing with european banks of italy is out there is economics editor he says the u.s. could intervene to attempt to get saudi arabia remove from the list there will be a lot of effort from the u.s. as well included in this process to make sure that side is removed from the lease not what this technically means for the banks is that they have to increase the betting so they have to ask who is this money for ways going and these who fall into benefit should really the person who's going to end up with this money so that's what the e.u.
banks will now have to do a lot of banks have been punished in the in the united states because they have failed to make sure that money intended for certain purposes is specie is one example which was skews the money laundering for mexican cartels or present south africa have marched in cities nationwide to demand an end to all job cuts they're wearing red shirts to show their loyalty to the trade union movement protests against what their leaders call the jobs bloodbath especially in state run industries allies of the ruling a.n.c. accuse leaders of condoning corruption deepening poverty in creating your record unemployment with the threat of more job losses to come before the general election in may. a nationwide strike in belgium is paralyzing air traffic seaports and train services all flights in and out of the country have been cancelled for twenty four hours tens of thousands of airline passengers are affected public sector workers
including police hospital an air traffic control staff are all demanding higher wages britain's prime minister has denied she's running down the clock to force and pays to accept her breaks that deal theresa may wants more time to renegotiate with the e.u. after her initial offer was overwhelmingly rejected by parliament last month but she's ruled out delaying the march twenty ninth exit and he says there still will be a parliamentary vote on the new agreement as soon as possible. many of iraq's most important archaeological sites lie in ruins after the battle against eisel conservation experts from the european union are helping iraqis protect what's left of their heritage charles stratfor reports from baghdad this is all that's left of nimrod the ancient assyrian city founded three thousand years ago and i shall find his seized lodged areas of territory in western iraq five years ago.
destroying historical sites and thinks they regard it as islamic law. this was nimrod before eisel arrived considered one of the world's great archaeological treasures once home to an assyrian king guarded by giant stone carvings a winged beasts known as. star of the smashing many of the artifacts using sledgehammers and power tools by some detonation barrel bombs to blow up the city and. the explosion felt like an earthquake according to people and sure it. was two years ago precisely i was in the middle of it was just ten days after the site was a great it so i discovered what it means a site which has just been taken back from isis so we have course discovered the magnitude of their the midges but we saw also the diversity of what we can define as a crime scene. the conservationist says it's been
a challenge for the iraqi army to clear mines an improvised explosive devices from the area without causing even more destruction had a lot of people accessing the site which was not found so you have a individuals who are needed to every policeman everybody and moving out of it so it's difficult to fathom the shocking level of destruction committed by ice all not only on iraq soccer logical heritage but on archaeological sites across the region now in recent years a lot of artefacts have been stolen and it's believed many of them about themselves in the private collections intelligence services here are now saying that they believe a lot of the money is going towards funding terrorism. security experts from the european union advisory mission and iraq want to build a database to help track missing artifacts and return them to iraq when we arrived
here in two thousand and seventeen i already got the task from europe from brussels to do so. on the protection of cultural heritage because the culture of this country is also the culture of europe it's the start of the civilization so we are very keen to open the rockies for ticked off the decades of war thousands of years of iraq history lies in ruins in a region often called the cradle of civilization the challenge now is to save what's left of it al-jazeera. take a look at the headlines on al-jazeera letters in spain are facing the prospect of early elections after m.p.'s rejected the minority governments budget plan socialist prime minister petro sanchez failed to get support from two catalan separatist parties who want talks about self-determination david chaytor as more
from madrid any normal person in these circumstances would of course realize that he has lost control of the parliament and no longer has the majority to govern i've been talking to one of his ministers and cabinet ministers and she's the labor minister. and she said to me that essentially they're going to continue that we're going to hold a special cabinet meeting they'll hold a cabinet meeting as usual on friday and that's when they'll come to decision the supreme court judges in thailand are expected to rule within the next twenty four hours and banning a political party link to those prime minister talks and shinawatra the party nominated the king's sister as its candidate in next month's general election but the whale family stopped her bid for office. and israel an opposition leader was has ordered the armed forces to allow the delivery of aid sent by the united states within the next ten days president nicolas maduro who continues to have the backing
of the military says threats of invasion must stop that of a news website in the philippines has been arrested on libel charges rappler c.e.o. maria teresa house repeatedly clashed with president robbie go to territory with reports on his anti-drug crackdown workers in south africa have marched in cities nationwide to demand an end to all job cuts wearing red shirts to show their loyalty to the trade union movement thousands protested against what their leaders called the jobs bloodbath especially in state run industries allies of the ruling a.n.c. accuse leaders of condoning her option deepening poverty and creating near record unemployment and a nationwide strike in belgium as paralyzing air traffic seaports and train services all flights in and out of the country have been cancelled for twenty four hours public sector workers including police hospital an air traffic control staff want higher wages as are the headlines keeping her on al-jazeera the stream is that
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